Caesar’s Weed is a member of the Malvaceae family, which are typically grown for ornamental purpose. Other plants in this family include Hibiscus and Cotton. Caesar’s weed is most commonly found in disturbed areas, pastures,… Read More
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Precision agriculture technology has become one of the most popular fields of research worldwide. Science is continuously looking for more efficient ways to improve how we feed the world. Various technological aspects of precision farming utilize real time data and software… Read More
What is Dissolved Oxygen A major component of successful pond management is dissolved oxygen (DO). Dissolved oxygen is gas that is dissolved in water and is available for uptake by fish. Unlike mammals, which use… Read More
Sicklepod, also known as coffeebeen, has upright stems, oval leaves, and yellow flowers. Seed pods are round, brownish in color, and contain angular seeds. Mature plants are found in late summer and fall. This weed… Read More
Trich- a very tricky situation Trichomoniasis, commonly referred to as “trich”, is a venereal disease that impacts several species, including humans. In cattle, the disease is caused by the protozoa Tritrichomonas foetus, a motile organism roughly… Read More
Goatweed is a quick spreading weed with prolific seed production that is commonly found in improved pastures.
Show crotalaria, sometimes referred to as Rattlebox, is a fast growing summer annual that is toxic to livestock.
Southern sandbur (Sandspur), is a native annual grass adapted to dry, sandy soils.
Tropical Soda Apple is a common weed found throughout Florida and can be a serious problem in perennial pastures.
Between 600,000 to 800,000 tons of hay are produced every year Domestic grazing animals such as cattle, horses, and goats require conserved forage to maintain weight and health through winter months when temperatures deter forage growth…. Read More